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Hurricane Sandy

Coast Guard releases report on Bounty sinking

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videoThe US Coast Guard has released its report on the October 2012 sinking of the tall ship HMS Bounty. A crewmember died and another is still missing and is presumed dead after the ship went down off Cape Hatteras during Hurricane Sandy. Full story...
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NTSB: Captain's decision to sail into hurricane Sandy doomed Bounty

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videoFederal investigators say a captain's "reckless decision to sail into the well-forecasted path of Hurricane Sandy" was the probable cause of the ship sinking off North Carolina in October 2012. Full story...
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Feds arrest 1 NC man, 2 NY women for Sandy relief fund fraud

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Two women from Long Island and a man from North Carolina have been arrested on fraud charges for falsely collecting Superstorm Sandy disaster relief funds. Prosecutors say 52-year-old Joseph McClam, of Raleigh, received $32,000 for a Brooklyn property that had been mostly vacant since it had been damaged in a 2010 fire. Full story...
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Looking back at Sandy one year later

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videoOne year ago, Hurricane Sandy was churning off our coast. The storm brought us wind and rain before it set off on a deadly trail into the northeast. Full story...
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Lawsuit filed against NY owner of ship that sank

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The mother of a woman who died during the sinking of a ship during Superstorm Sandy has filed a lawsuit against the owner of the vessel. Full story...
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Sandy retired from tropical storm name list

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Sandy is being retired from the list of tropical storm names because of the catastrophic damage its massive size and strength caused along the East Coast last year. Full story...
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Sandy criticism prompts change in storm warnings

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videoThe National Hurricane Center is changing the way it issues hurricane and tropical storm watches and warnings after being criticized over its handling of Superstorm Sandy. Full story...
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USCG: Closest Navy ship to Bounty 260 miles away

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A Coast Guard official says the nearest Navy ship to the HMS Bounty during Hurricane Sandy was about 260 nautical miles away. Full story...
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Shipyard to be questioned about sunken tall ship

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Officials from a Maine shipyard that worked on a replica 18th-century sailing ship that sank during Hurricane Sandy will testify at a Coast Guard hearing in Virginia. Full story...
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Federal safety panel examines tall ship's sinking

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videoThe owner of a replica 18th-century sailing ship that sank off North Carolina during Hurricane Sandy has declined to testify at a hearing to examine what led to the sinking. Full story...
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Coast Guard to convene formal hearing for Bounty sinking

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video The Coast Guard and the National Transportation Safety Board will hold a hearing on the sinking of a replica of the HMS Bounty last year off the Outer Banks. Full story...
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Meteorologist Tim Buckley visits Hurricane Sandy damage

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video WWAY Meteorologist Tim Buckley will always be a student of weather, and he never misses a chance to study what he loves doing most. Full story...
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Transportation crews working to restore NC Highway 12 by Christmas

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The N.C. Department of Transportation is continuing its work to restore N.C. Highway 12 north of Rodanthe. Road crews temporarily closed the four-wheel drive route Thursday to remove damaged pavement and level the area in hopes to reopen the road to all traffic by Christmas. The emergency ferry route between Stumpy Point and Rodanthe remained open. Full story...
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Hurricane Season 2012 comes to an end

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videoIt's the last day of November, and in our part of the country, that's reason to celebrate. Why? It marks the end of Hurricane Season. Full story...
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Tow truck drivers help people use Hatteras road

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After Hurricane Sandy hit more than a month ago, visitors and residents were stuck with two ways on and off Hatteras Island, and both involved hours-long ferry rides. Full story...
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